Lloyd R. McKee, 92, formerly of Jeanette Drive, Fostoria, died Monday morning, June 10, 2013, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria.
He was born March 4, 1921, to Glenn and Frances (Lenner) McKee. He married Evelyn I. Higley June 22, 1946, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and she died Dec. 28, 1999.
Surviving is a son, Wayne (Christine) McKee of Fostoria; a daughter, Cheryl (Roger) Hall of Carey; six grandchildren, Gretchen (Roger) Bame of Fostoria, Carman (Robert) Tolles of Oregon, Matthew McKee of Fostoria, Sarah McKee of Columbus, Anne (David) Bichel of Lyndon, Kan., and Aaron (Emily) Hall of Carey; nine great-grandchildren, Monica (Andrew) Roberts, Zachary and Tyler Bame, Briella Tolles, Madison, Carter and Grant Hall and Hunter and Ike Bichel; two great-great-grandchildren, Addilyn and McKinley Roberts; a brother, Reid McKee of Yermo, Calif.; and a sister, Margaret (Gene) Picou of Palmdale, Calif.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Mary Frances McKee; two sisters, Florence McKee and Reva Robinette; and two brothers, Clair and twin, Floyd.
Lloyd was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Carey, and graduated from Vanlue High School. He retired after 25 years from N&W Railroad and 10 years at Marathon Oil Co., Findlay.
Lloyd was a World War II U.S. Army veteran with two years European Theater of Operations, Jubilee of Liberty Medal, Normandy Campaign Star and the France Medal. Lloyd went on the Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio to Washington D.C. Sept. 16, 2009.
He was a life member of the Fostoria VFW, DAV, the National Field Archery Association, charter and life member of the Fostoria Area Bowman, life member of Field & Stream Bow Hunters of Findlay, a member of United Conservation & Outdoor Association, Fostoria Eagles No. 430 and Loyal Order of the Moose No. 1576.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, 301 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, (419) 435-8118, with the Rev. Nicholas Weibl officiating. Burial will be follow at St. Wendelin Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Nursing Home or to Christ Lutheran Church, Carey.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.